Tag Archives: Cycling

Buying a New Bike – Doing My Research

Let me start by saying, Bruce bought himself a new triathlon bike this month. We’ve been considering upgrading our bikes for a while, and I made him a deal – he got his first (so that I didn’t have bike … Continue reading

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2012 Riding Mountain Triathlon Race Recap – My First DNF

First, for anyone who doesn’t know, DNF stands for “Did Not Finish”. (DNS is Did Not Start, DFL is Dead Freaking Last). Saturday dawned early, and I was not feeling well. I’d actually been fighting stomach issues since dinner Thursday … Continue reading

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Gratitude, Appreciation, and the Joy of a Good Run

A lot of bloggers have been writing about gratitude, appreciation or awareness lately. The benefit of a positive mantra instead of negative thoughts. Last week, I gave it a try on the day of my long bike and run. You … Continue reading

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First Outdoor Ride of My Season!

On the Saturday before Mother’s Day, I got home from work to find this lovely surprise on my dining room table. 🙂 We had agreed not to buy presents because we’re going on vacation in a week, and then he … Continue reading

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Happiness Online May 2012 – Be Serious About Play!

Rebecca over at Weight Wars (who I find very inspirational, BTW – I have no idea how she manages to organize these fabulous challenges and projects!) has launched a year long project called Happiness Online, based on Gretchen Ruben’s book … Continue reading

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